Archive List for environment

Brazil floods: Governor warns of historic disaster in south

At least 10 people have been killed and dozens are missing after flooding in southern Brazil. President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has pledged federal help, in response to an appeal from the state governor. He blames the disaster on climate change and is due to visit the worst-hit area. Al Jazeera’s Cara Legg reports. Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ Check out our Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/aljazeeraenglish/ Download AJE Mobile App: https://aje.io/AJEMobile #Brazil #BrazilFloods #Environment #ClimateChange #GlobalWarming #SouthAmerica #LatinAmerica

Taiwan 7.2 earthquake: Taipei hit by strongest quake in 25 years

Taiwan has been hit by the strongest earthquake there in 25 years. Four people were killed as the magnitude 7.2 quake caused some buildings to collapse. Tsunami warnings issued in Japan and the Phillippines were quickly lifted. Divya Gopalan is a Senior Editor at the news outlet Taiwan Plus – she joins us live from Taipei to discuss the latest updates. Subscribe to our channel: http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/ Check out our Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/aljazeeraenglish/ Download AJE Mobile App: https://aje.io/AJEMobile #Taiwan #Earthquake #TaiwanEarthquake #TaiwanQuake #Taipei #NaturalDisasters #Environment #China #Japan #Philippines #Tsunami #TaiwanEarthquakeNews #ishigaki #Hualien #Japan #Terremoto

Kenya’s stolen islands: Three companies could face land grab charges

Anti-corruption investigators in Kenya have recovered stolen islands in a nature reserve in the Indian Ocean. Three companies are now facing possible court proceedings for land-grabbing, and two have agreed to hand over the illegally-acquired land titles for the islands. Kenya’s Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission valued the islands at $2 million. Al Jazeera’s Malcolm Webb reports from Kisite Mpunguti Lower Island, Kenya. Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ Check out our Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/aljazeeraenglish/ Download AJE Mobile App: https://aje.io/AJEMobile #Kenya #KenyaStolenIslands #KenyaLandGrabs #KisiteMpunguti #KenyaCorruption

Threats & solutions to our planet | Earthrise

Discover the most significant threats to our planet and global potential solutions. Human Stories, Global Perspectives – Al Jazeera Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/ Download AJE Mobile App : https://aje.io/AJEMobile #EarthRise #Environment #Pollution #Aljazeeraenglish

India declares Himachal Pradesh state as ‘natural calamity affected area’

Nearly 80 people have been killed after flashfloods triggered landslides in India’s Himalayan state of Himachal Pradesh. It brings the overall death toll in the state to 338 since the monsoon season began in late June, with more than 35 people still missing. The government of Himachal Pradesh declared entire state ‘natural calamity affected area’ after heavy rainfall triggers floods & landslides. Al Jazeera’s Michael Appel reports. Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ Check out our Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/aljazeeraenglish/ Download AJE Mobile App: https://aje.io/AJEMobile #India #MonsoonFloods #Monsoon #IndiaFloods #IndiaLandslides #HimachalPradesh #HimachalFloods #Shimla #Mandi #RainAlert #FloodAlert #HeavyRainfall #NorthernIndia […]

‘Grim situation’ in Canada’s British Columbia as wildfires intensify

Authorities in western Canada have implored tens of thousands of people to heed evacuation orders. They have warned of difficult days ahead as “severe and fast-changing” forest fires in the province of British Columbia intensified further. Al Jazeera’s Patty Culhane reports. Subscribe to our channel http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ Check out our Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/aljazeeraenglish/ Download AJE Mobile App: https://aje.io/AJEMobile #Canada #CanadaWildfires #Yellowknife # YellowknifeEvacuation #AlJazeeraEnglish

Scientists warn Gulf Stream could collapse as early as 2025

Scientists are warning that a crucial tipping point could be reached in 2025 – that would see the start of the collapse of the Atlantic Gulf Stream – if global emissions were not reduced. The Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation, known as AMOC, drives the Atlantic’s currents – by pushing warm water from the Gulf of Mexico northwards, towards the Arctic, where it cools and sinks. It last collapsed during the previous ice age around 12,000 years ago – and could have catastrophic impacts for humanity. Sea levels would rise around the East Coast of North America – and storms would worsen in Europe. While rains in Asia, Africa and South […]

Ghana river pollution: Illegal gold mining contaminating drinking water

Cases of kidney failure are increasing in Ghana. And the health problems are being linked to river pollution caused by illegal gold mining. Al Jazeera’s Malcolm Webb reports. Subscribe to our channel: http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/ Check out our Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/aljazeeraenglish/ #Ghana #IllegalGoldMining #GhanaIllegalGoldMining #GhanaWaterPollution #GhanaRiversPollution #GhanaKidneyDiseases

India & Pakistan cyclone: thousands evacuated in both countries

At least four boys have drowned in rough seas off the coast of Mumbai, as India prepares for a severe cyclone to make landfall. Coastal areas are on high alert – with the storm expected to hit densely populated areas in western India and southern Pakistan on Thursday. Al Jazeera’s Hashem Ahelbarra reports. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera – Check our website: https://www.aljazeera.com/ @AljazeeraEnglish #Aljazeeraenglish #News #Cyclone #India #Pakistan

Philippines: Thousands evacuated as Mayon volcano rumbles

Authorities in north-eastern Philippines have put more villages on an evacuation watch as fears grow of a major volcanic eruption. Mount Mayon began spewing gas and rocks earlier in the week. Al Jazeera’s Barnaby Lo reports from Albay province, the Philippines. Subscribe to our channel: http://bit.ly/AJSubscribe Follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/AJEnglish Find us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/aljazeera Check our website: http://www.aljazeera.com/ Check out our Instagram page: https://www.instagram.com/aljazeeraenglish/ #Philippines #MayonVolcano #AlJazeeraEnglish